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How to gag your enemies using the DMCA

The Register received our first DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) take-down notice in September.

HP gets all clustered over Windows

SC06 HP continues to think there's a big market out there for Windows clusters.
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Apache packages: creating a support vacuum

Comment Right at the end of OSCon in September, I got the opportunity to harangue Ubuntu's Mark Shuttleworth about the support vacuum distros such as his create. He didn't have an answer. OK, I was putting him on the spot, but I don't think he'd have done much better if he'd had notice of the question. Frankly, I don't think there is an answer.
Nick Kew, 04 2006
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Null points for BBC Horizon's junk science

Last week, the BBC Horizon's science show drew exclusively on New Age cranks for a programme entitled "Human v2.0". We thought it may have been made by a cult - but you were even less impressed. A new low for the BBC, or a part of a trend...or both?